Team Sports Articles

Article | December 12, 2018
Lacrosse Takes a Big Step toward the Olympics   

Good news out of the IOC: three sports have provisional Olympic recognition. Even better news, at least for the U.S. where the sport is wildly... More>>

Article | December 12, 2018
Spring Training Ballparks Becoming the Four-Season Athletes of the Venue World   

The ballparks best known for hosting MLB play for six weeks before teams head back to their home stadiums are staying busier than ever the rest of... More>>

Article | December 12, 2018
Flag Football Participation is Booming   

Participation numbers may be down in high school football, but that doesn’t mean the sport is on its deathbed. The number of 6- to 12-year-olds... More>>

Article | December 12, 2018
Women’s Running Events: Concentrating on the Experience Can Maximize Returns   

Know where the running boom is burgeoning? In women’s events. The girls’ getaway weekend is an excellent niche market. A new survey sheds some... More>>

Article | November 28, 2018
Inside Events: Urban Sports League   

Participating in sports teaches lifelong lessons, and the Urban Sports League seeks to foster these in its participants. The organization which... More>>

Article | November 28, 2018
MLB Expansion Inevitable, But When — and Where?   

It’s no secret that Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred wants to expand the league’s number of cities from 30 to 32 teams. The big... More>>

Article | November 28, 2018
NFL Stadium Security Facing Tests on Multiple Levels – Will it Affect Event Owners?   

Intense NFL rivalries — coupled with stadium fights and a lawsuit filed by an assaulted Dallas Cowboy fan — have placed increased attention on... More>>

Article | November 28, 2018
Amazon’s Expansions: What Can Two New HQ Cities Mean to Sports Tourism?   

The announcement that Amazon has selected two cities – Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia – to split its HQ2 dropped like a bomb... More>>

Article | November 19, 2018

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable... More>>

Article | November 19, 2018
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats: Sports Tourism Looks Ahead   

“To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about everyday hard work and about thriving... More>>

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